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The idiot : a novel in four parts


Published 1956
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Inspired by an image of Christ's suffering, Fyodor Dostoyevsky set out to portray "a truly beautiful soul" colliding with the brutal reality of contemporary society. Returning to St. Petersburg from a Swiss sanatorium, the gentle and naive Prince Myshkin -- known as "the idiot" -- pays a visit to his distant relative General Yepanchin and proceeds to charm the General and his circle. But after becoming infatuated with the beautiful Nastasya Filippovna, Myshkin finds himself caught up in a love triangle and drawn into a web of blackmail, betrayal, and, ultimately, murder


Publisher New York : Heritage Press
Pages 586
Language English
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Book contributor Internet Archive
Collection printdisabled; inlibrary; browserlending; internetarchivebooks; americana
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